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Thai Airways’ load factor down to 70%

Thai Airways said on January 24 the passenger load factor in the first quarter of 2014 will be down to 70 per cent, from...
No-go areas in Bangkok announced

Bangkok's police have announced the no-go areas in the city under the emergency decree on January 24, further stoking tensions between authorities and anti-government...
Thai tourism expects huge losses

The invoking of the emergency decree in Bangkok and vicinities on January 22 for 60 days could cost the tourism sector about 10 billion...
Bangkok hotels prepare for price war

With tourism to the Thai capital severely hit due to the ongoing and partly violent street protests, hotels in Bangkok are ready for a...
Thailand reports 26.7 million tourists for 2013

With anti-government rallies in Thailand going on since November 2013, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) had at least the satisfaction to claim record...
Thai protesters threaten to close stock exchange

Anti-government protesters in Thailand announced they will close the entrance of the Stock Exchange of Thailand in Bangkok if caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck...
Interview – Philippines Tourism Board

How the Philippines' top tourism official promotes his country
Foreign cars must have escort while driving in Vietnam

The Vietnam government has issued a decree on management of motorised vehicles brought into Vietnam by foreigners for use in travel, under which drivers...
Top 10 romantic destinations in Asia

Asia features a wide variety of dense forests, striking wildlife and pristine crystal clear sandy beaches. It is blended with different cultures, traditions and...
Laos sees conference tourism as ‘opportunity’

The hotel and travel industry of Laos is studying how MICE tourism (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) could create an opportunity for the sector...
Thailand will change to e-visa system by 2014

After latest scandals of almost 3,000 "lost" visa stickers at the Thai embassies in Kuala Lumpur and The Hague, Netherlands, as well as at...
Thailand: Oil spill blackens popular tourist beach

A few hours after Thailand's largest oil firm PTT and the Royal Thai Navy "confirmed" on July 29 that the oil spill off the...
Infographic: Top travel destinations in Asia

Asia is fast growing to be travel destinations for many tourists and has managed to attract people from all across the world. Countries like...
Travel Trends: Cambodia’s beaches

In the 1990s, many foreigners would have not imagined visiting conflict-stricken Cambodia, especially for a beach vacation. Fast forward to 2012 - and 3.5...
Travel: Koh Lanta – Thailand’s hidden treasure

Thailand is well-worn territory for international travelers. From the bustling hive of Bangkok to the crystal beaches of Phuket, it’s all been done before....
Ten features travelers really want at airports

Airport planners who design the constantly expanding airports in Southeast Asia should take into account the latest survey by flight comparison website Skyscanner on...
Manila business district site of multiple homicide

A grizzly murder scene unfolded in the financial heart of the Philippine capital Manila on July 3, AFP has reported. According to local police, five...
Philippines: The 5 best beaches besides Boracay

It can be said, perhaps here more than anywhere, that “life is a beach.” The Philippines is blessed with some of the world’s most...